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HOWARD COUNTY - A special election is being held on Tuesday, March 2 regarding renewal of the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy or PPEL. The current PPEL is set to expire June 30, 2021. The Howard-Winneshiek Community School District Board of Education is asking for a continuation of this levy that...
CRESCO - On Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 at approximately 12:49 p.m. the Cresco Police Department and the Howard County Sheriff's Office responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 9 and 7th Street West.  Upon investigation, a 2013 Ford Fusion had pulled into the path of a...
CRESCO - The Brian and Sami Swestka family is unable to live in their home after a fire on Feb. 2, 2021. The Cresco Fire Department was paged to a house fire at 9094 Yankee Avenue at 4:30 a.m. on 2-2-2021.   Brian was awakened by the home’s smoke detectors and was able to get himself and their...
CRESCO - The Cresco Fire Department received a call for a detached garage fire at 321 6th Street East at 2:17 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30. The residence is owned by Mark and Heather Suckow of Cresco.  Heather was home at the time of the fire and was alerted by a passerby. Mark and their two children...
CRESCO - This past weekend, members of Driftrunners Snowmobile Club put on a terrific event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first International Snow Festival in 1971. Members of the club wanted to incorporate as many of the traditions over the years as possible into this year’s celebration...
I lost a good friend last week, as did many from the area, when Rita Roberts of Lime Springs passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17. I’ve thought a lot about her over the past week. And I’ve thought a lot about the term “good friend.” She always made me feel like I was the most important person to her when...
I lost a good friend last week, as did many from the area, when Rita Roberts of Lime Springs passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17. I’ve thought a lot about her over the past week. And I’ve thought a lot about the term “good friend.” She always made me feel like I was the most important person to her when...
CRESCO - Thanks to some state-of-the-art machinery, a portion of a core task at Plantpeddler has been handed over to a robot. Co-owner of the company Mike Gooder, with wife Rachel, said, “We will never have fewer staff. This machine does very repetitive work.” Team members who do the repetitious...
CRESCO - Individuals on Facebook have perhaps noticed memes (funny pictures or cartoons with sayings on them) of Bernie Sanders sitting in a chair around Cresco and all over. It began on Inauguration Day when Sanders was photographed sitting on a folding chair in a parka with his hands folded on...
DES MOINES - Iowa is currently vaccinating individuals in Phase 1A, which includes health care personnel and residents and staff of long-term care facilities. With the vaccination of Phase 1A moving closer to completion, it is time to focus attention on Phase 1B. Last week, the Infectious Disease...

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